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. we were on a panel with one of the people that he rescued, bob anders, a senior fellow in the group, gray hair, he looked like a diplomat. i mean, he was a wonderful man, and we've never heard him talk as it happens that somebody said, bob, tell us a little bit about going to the airport while you're the director, what did you do? what did tony do? what did they tell you to do? do you remember what he said? >> no. [laughter] >> of anders said it was fun. and mind you, his life, truly, he said it was kind of fun. this hollywood thing was kind of fun. and tony knew they would choose the hollywood cover. they didn't want to be nutritionists. they didn't want to be oil technicians. and he didn't want to be schoolteachers in a country where the school, the american schools have been shut down for six months. but hollywood, who doesn't want to pretend, and who's not able to pretend to be hollywood? bob anders said we have been confined for three months. and my hair was really long. this was 1979 to so they have to blow dry and they bloat his hair back and he said, he said i looked great.
ally and worst detractor. also bob dole had trouble with the surrogate role. the spouse of a woman running we describe him as a denis thatcher quiet in the background not the making in the gaffes to the press. we have not seen that yet. >> the role has not been defined. they don't know the role. >> hillary clinton and elizabeth dole their staffers are prominent politicos. they want to get in there. >> very interesting. we talk at the outset about nine different women. i actually one to three view to develop time to have a direct relationship. one of them is the most prominent. each of you took the lead. so if they would start then the other two could jump 10. >> when they know with like to mention about elizabeth dole is her prepared this. i like a speaker who is prepared and she is known to prepare extremely well. i interviewed her twice and bob dole he was a little bit funny. i said tell me senator how you prepare for your speeches. i give them once. that is why i am not in the good. but in contrast elisabeth i can hear her voice coming out of the kitchen she is practicing her sp
. she crisscrossed the country work on behalf of bob dole. she spoke so lovingly and engaging and convincingly on his behalf. i have not seen a male spouse at the caliber of the women we have had, and i think it's fair to say bill clinton was both hillary clinton's best ally and worst detractor when she ran for president. .. they don't know what the role of male is. >> two women that have been very prominent, hillary clinton and elizabeth dole, they are very prominent, politicals. they want to get in there and say some days as well. >> that's very interesting discussion. we talked at the outset that she wrote about nine different women and how you select to them. i selected for that i actually want the three of you to spend a little bit of time developing your thoughts on them. three of them have kind of a direct relationship to the dole institute in kansas and one of them is just the most prominent united states senator. each of you kind of took a lead on these chapters, said the procedure laid down individual person could kind of start, but then the other two could kind of j
ladies and gentlemen, bob woodward. [applause] >> thank you. thanks. it's great to be here. i'm going to put myself on the clock so i don't talk too long, and then we have lots of times the questions. and i want to begin by recounting something that occurred about five or six years ago my wife and i were at an aging conference and how to deal with aging. how many people are interested in the subject of aging? raise your hand. okay, you all are. i tell you. at age 69, i am deeply interested in the subject of aging. and they have psychiatrists and physicians and so forth on this panel. james watson, who was the codiscoverer of dna, the nobel prize winner was also on the panel. we had the discussion and it went on for an hour, and watson said nothing. that is the end of zero comments. now, you know the power of silence was just overwhelming, and so finally, the moderator, charlie rose asked him, doctor watson, you have done so much work, how do you deal with aging. and so he leaned into the microphone and he said there is only one way to deal with aging. and that is to stay away
on the stage in this room. bob kaplan's work is well known to many in the audience he's been a fellow at cnas and a correspondent for atlantic for about a quarter of the century and is currently the chief geopolitical analyst. i became acquainted with his riding through the book arabist which is a group of westerners living and working in the middle east. since that book, the title of the work, the coming anarchy, imperial grounds have provoked intense debate in policy circles. the most recent book monsoon and the future of american power has become required reading by those that interest in the future of strategic competition. as i've gotten to know bob i've learned he's not only a superb journalist, scholar and thinker but also a warm and wonderful human being who demonstrates a truly remarkable curiosity. i believe we are the only to the decided to get their and our spare time. now he graces us with his new book the geography. counterintuitive the what may seem the way to grasp what is happening in the world of instantaneous news is to discover something basic. the special presentation of
the money came from, came from the same donor's from people like bob kerrey who is a texas billionaire, harold simmons another texas billionaire and so forth. and now, he has made sort of his allegiance with the tea party and he's got people like the koch brothers will put an end as as much as $400 billion into this election. sheldon eagleson will put a as much as $100 million we will see him go to work over the next two months. and we will see him go to work over the next two months. and we will see him go to work over the next two months. and -- [applause] >> i guess you have questions now. i should say this is on c-span, so this is being televised and be careful what you say i guess. >> i was listening to earlier, developed a few questions for not. one, do you have any idea about who pays karl rove and how much he gets paid? into, i'm worried about ohio. are you? >> ohio -- yeah, the question was how does he get paid and how much and who pays them. the second question is what about ohio? obviously he's on fox news is there will and peanuts for him, but not so much for me. but when y
, kasich, walker, chris christie, bob mcdonnell from virginia. i'm sure rick scott, they've all been there. supreme court justice antonin scalia of course, they've all been there. so their meetings these corporate chiefs and this one, today for the book came out, about a month or so ago, they raise $100 million in one weekend to defeat barack obama this year for president. think about that. if you look at the super pacs for romney and santorum and ron paul and newt gingrich, up until super tuesday they had spent a total of all the candidates of $53 million. and that one weekend they raise $100 million. they are huge to they will say and they will do anything. of course, it's a lot easier for the now since citizens united because you're not on raise unlimited corporate money but you don't have to report which corporations obtained which bills. but they also couldn't do it wi
of you called the brethren by scott armstrong and bob woodward. it is really just a great book, the theme was all the justices, regardless of politics, they could not stand weinberger. they thought he was a pompous jerk. that sort of contentiousness has been the rule more than the exception in the supreme court. i don't know how many of you have had the misfortune to hear of injustice that served from 1914 until 1941 named james mcreynolds, who is such an appalling anti-semite that used to leave the conference room whenever it justice cardozo would speak. william douglas, a cantankerous liberal, one summer had a terrible car accident and it drove his car off a cliff. the first question that everybody had of the court was where was felix at the time, because they hate each other so much that they thought that frankfurter might've driven him off. [laughter] i was hoping, as a journalist, that i would find the center of the rehnquist court and the hatred therein. to my great disappointment as a journalist, but somewhat to my satisfaction as a citizen, i learned that rehnquist was actually ve
was inspired by book that i'm sure is familiar to many of you called the brethren by scott armstrong and bob woodward, really a great book, first real behind the scenes book of the supreme court. and 15, the theme of the book was also justices, regardless of politics couldn't stand were in burger. they thought he was at pompous jerk. that sort of contention has been the rule more than the exception of the history of the supreme court. i don't know how many of you have had the misfortune of your of a chassis from sir from 191 1914-1941 named james mcreynolds was such an appalling anti-semi to use to get up and leave the conference room whenever justice brandeis or justice cardozo would speak. william o. douglas, i can take was a liberal one summer had a terrible car accident, drove his car off a cliff, and the first question i but had back then in the court was whether lewis -- where was frank-footer at the time? they hated each other so much they thought frankfurter might have driven him off. [laughter] i was hoping as a journalist that i would find this cd center of the rehnquist court, the
's been fulfilled in ways that edith anisfield scarcely could've imagined. let's give it up for bob richards. [applause] these arches in nature by stellar jury, composed of the poet rita dove, joyce carol oates, psychologist steven pinker, my colleague. a historian, simon schama. this has always been a major national book prize with a host of us any previous winners, including among so many others, links to use, zora neale hurston, and the reverend or the king junior. and now, thanks to the vision, committed in sheer energy of one person, we now have a hot website and live streaming video of our event, national press club in several supporting lectures and presentations. you all know that one person is the lifeblood of the anisfield-wolf book awards, my dear friend and comrade, mary louise hunt. give it up for mary louise. stand up, mary louise. [applause] our annual ceremony has become an event in cleveland social intellectual calendar and that takes an entire team of people to pull off, including ron of course, but also sandy shoals. cindy, please stand up in the six other team me
the books will be sold after the conversation on the stage. bob's work is no doubt well known as a senior fellow march 2008 and is currently chief to political analysts. the sense that but the title of the work been the future of american power is required reading with competition in the coming decades. i have learned he is not only a superb turn list minister two fgic finger but a warm and wonderful human being and demonstrates and intellectual kurt -- curiosity rouble decided to read ulysses in our spare time. that is true. [laughter] no he gives us the revenge of geography counterintuitive for instantaneous news is to rediscover something basic. this misrepresentation and constraints lead us to the rate source of questions. that is a provocative argument that we will look at today's conversation. with of the nation's poor most tj clinkers and the writing fiction and nonfiction and blood money was the most recent body of work he is known for is keen insight. with these two gentlemen boy raised for the intriguing conversation about the world, the future and the revenge of geography. >> y
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